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Porcupine Miscanthus Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'
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Striking AND easy to grow, Porcupine Miscanthus Grass is a great choice! This Maiden Grass stands out from the rest with its exciting variegated foliage and its unique, stiff, upright habit.

Alternating bands of vibrant greens and yellows give this hardy grass a fantastic look. Reddish plumes emerge around August. Plumes last well into winter holding our interest for months!

Plant in full to part sun for best results. Porcupine Grass is adaptable to any soil, but prefers a moist, well-drained soil. This hardy grass is deer, pest, and disease resistant and rabbit, pollution, and salt tolerant! This tough plant even thrives in urban and coastal areas!

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Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Adaptable
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 6-8 Feet
Mature Width 4-5 Feet
Fall Color Orange
Bloom Color Red

How To Care

When planting your Porcupine Grass choose the best location for this plant to thrive. Be sure to plant this grass in growing zones 5 to 9. This grass can grow in full sun to part shade. Porcupine Miscanthus is adaptable to a variety of soil, but prefers well-drained moist soil.

Water deeply once or twice weekly when newly planted (about 3 months) to help the roots grow properly. After the first year this grass is drought tolerant and only rarely needs water. Water thoroughly in extreme heat, especially in the first summer. Fertilize lightly with a slow release, balanced fertilizer in spring for optimal growth. Prune back this grass to 6 inches in late winter or early spring before new growth emerges.

Porcupine grass is extremely hardy as well as pest and disease resistant. It is also deer, rabbit, pollution, and salt tolerant.

Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Adaptable
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 6-8 Feet
Mature Width 4-5 Feet
Fall Color Orange
Bloom Color Red

Landscape Ideas

Porcupine Miscanthus works great in mass plantings or by itself. It is perfect for an accent in any type of garden or mixed bed. The unique colors and upright habit of this grass adds vibrancy to areas that are dull. Try this grass in a container for a stunning look everyone will admire! Porcupine Grass can grow up to 8 feet tall and 5 feet wide so give it some space to thrive at maturity. For a grass hedge, plant every 4 feet. Plant at least 6 feet apart on center for defined individual plants.


For additional options, be sure to browse our Miscanthus Maiden Grass collection.

Shipping Restriction AZ
Soil Type Adaptable
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 6-8 Feet
Mature Width 4-5 Feet
Fall Color Orange
Bloom Color Red
For additional Ornamental Grass options and colors, check out our Pink Muhly Grass or our entire Ornamental Grass Collection.

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We plan each shipment to avoid your plants sitting in transit over the weekend during the summer months. This means your order may be held until the following Monday to ensure the shortest delivery time. We guarantee that your plants arrive at the highest quality possible.

Please see the below transit map that specifies an average amount of days after your order has shipped.

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CW
09/17/2019
Cynthia W.
United States United States

Wonderful!

Plant was well packaged and healthy. Everything as promised. Hopefully I won't **** it!

CR
08/12/2019
Carrie R.
United States United States

Fabulous Plant

You just can’t believe it came out of a box. Amazing plants. Great experience.

JP
08/12/2019
John P.
United States United States

Porcupine Miscanthus Grass

It was very healthy, long, not sheared. Will be buying more from them.

M
10/09/2017
Mark

Thanks

Stunning new grass for my yard! This is a great place to order grasses!

B
07/16/2017
Betsy

LOVE my Miscanthus Porcupine grass

I was so pleased when I saw the Miscanthus Pocupine grass. It exceeded my expectations! Healthy, large plants. I have been looking everywhere for this grass and could not find it. I was so excited to find it on your site in exactly the size I wanted! Thank you for providing fast procesesing and healthy plants.

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